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CALL for ENTRIES: Dogwood Arts 2015

2014 October 9

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and flowers

I miss Spring, and it is October.  I miss the flowers.  Well, I miss the dogwoods in particular.  Did you know that in addition to being lovely to look at, that there are species of dogwood trees that bear fruit?  There are even varieties whose wood is lovely for smoking meats and vegetables.  And then there’s the art.  Yep, where I live, dogwoods are accompanied by art–like the art in this next Call.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from Dogwood Arts  (Knoxville, TN) for 2015 The Dogwood Regional Fine Arts ExhibitionThis IS a regional Call for artists 300 miles or less from Knoxville, TN.  I know I don’t usually publish regional Calls, but this one is close to my heart.  Here a link to help you determine if you are in the right location…

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Dogwood Arts 2015


ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists 18 years and older residing within a 300 mile radius of Knoxville, TN.  Here’s a link to help you find out if you’re inside the radius.

MEDIA:  2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, and photography; 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit 2 images) & site-specific installation. 4-D art, including video, performance & time-based pieces are ineligible.

DEADLINE:  January 16, 2015

NOTIFICATION:  February 11, 2015

ENTRY FEE:  $35 for up to 3

JUROR:  Mark Scala is the founding chief curator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, in Nashville, TN.  Scala’s most significant exhibitions have focused on the representation of the body in contemporary art. These have included Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination (2012) & Paint Made Flesh (2009). Earlier group exhibitions include Whispering Wind: Recent Chinese Photography.  Scala has also organized solo exhibitions on an int’l array of emerging & mid-career artists.

AWARDS:  Cash awards totaling $4,100 will be presented at the exhibit’s Opening Reception on April 3rd at the Emporium from 5-9 pm. Best in Show $2,000, 2nd Place $1,000, Third Place $500, two $250 Merit awards & one $100 award from Fast Frame.  All awards are designated by the juror and are final.  All artists accepted into the show are encouraged to attend the Awards Reception at the Emporium Art Center on April 3rd.

SALES:  Every effort is made to promote sales.  Dogwood retains a 40% commission on all sales. Please price your work accordingly.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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